Recent Topics
Formula Shell 5 qt $9.88 at Home Depot
by BigD1
03/30/17 08:48 AM
Kingsford charcoal 2-pack 18.6 lbs $9.88
by BigD1
03/30/17 08:34 AM
Mac vs PC for a new laptop
by Rat407
03/30/17 07:57 AM
Frantz Bypass
by beanoil
03/30/17 07:32 AM
Throwback Thursday , 1950 Indy 500 Mobil oil video
by shanneba
03/30/17 07:28 AM
disk full ?
by spasm3
03/30/17 07:18 AM
Which of the big three in 15W-40 CK4
by atoalson
03/30/17 06:52 AM
1988 mercedes e300 I6 gas engine
by billpace1956
03/30/17 06:40 AM
Mother's Synthetic Wax ?
by ChrisD46
03/30/17 04:22 AM
That Sound
by Merkava_4
03/30/17 03:14 AM
Which Mobil oil to stock for VAG
by riggaz
03/30/17 03:04 AM
SHAREWEAR OR FREE DRIVER PROGRAMS? SUGGESTIONS?
by bmwjohn
03/30/17 03:01 AM
Better oil equals more hp?
by Dylan1303
03/30/17 01:46 AM
Anyone Here Sell a Vehicle on ebay?
by ZeeOSix
03/30/17 12:54 AM
Should I upgrade?
by dishdude
03/30/17 12:40 AM
Two Beater Car Option Choices
by FirstNissan
03/29/17 11:09 PM
Missing bellhousing bolt
by buck91
03/29/17 10:36 PM
2015 Silverado Trany Pan drop
by Realtech214
03/29/17 09:34 PM
Transfer Case Lube Substitution?
by TheLoneRanger
03/29/17 09:32 PM
Taking a day trip to New Orleans...what to do?
by gregk24
03/29/17 09:30 PM
Newest Members
starshockey, Jarredm, KovMan, John300ZX, MariaKaras
61021 Registered Users
Who's Online
69 registered (A1O, 77GrandPrix, atoalson, Alfred_B, AandPDan, AttackingMid, 1 invisible), 2087 Guests and 14 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
61021 Members
66 Forums
263022 Topics
4342762 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3202791 - 12/01/13 11:08 AM Re: Wifi calling and I phone 5 S and other phones [Re: RTexasF]
stro_cruiser Online   content


Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 741
Loc: South Florida
Originally Posted By: RTexasF
Since T-Mobile "upgraded" their system to 4G LTE the signal strength in the house has dropped by more than 50%. I must use WIFI in the house. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy SII. My gal has the same phone with the same provider. Her's never switched to LTE and she maintains a full signal in the house....go figure.

Regardless of the phone you get using WIFI in a weak cell network area is the way to go. Almost all modern phones have the WIFI option.


I think (think) that this has something to with the S2 (I have it) not being an LTE device, it will get 4G Wimax and maybe HSPA (again, not sure) If you had a newer LTE capable device, things might be very different?
_________________________
'00 Accord 4CYL / 5MT




Top
#3202818 - 12/01/13 11:41 AM Re: Wifi calling and I phone 5 S and other phones [Re: RTexasF]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 13040
Loc: Chicago, IL
Originally Posted By: RTexasF
Since T-Mobile "upgraded" their system to 4G LTE the signal strength in the house has dropped by more than 50%. I must use WIFI in the house. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy SII. My gal has the same phone with the same provider. Her's never switched to LTE and she maintains a full signal in the house....go figure.

Regardless of the phone you get using WIFI in a weak cell network area is the way to go. Almost all modern phones have the WIFI option.



The point I keep trying to make is that you can't compare the "bars" of strength between 4G and 3G technologies.
_________________________
2011 BMW M3 sedan ZCP

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2